Proposal to hold TET in eight languages mooted

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Pune: The Maharashtra Council of Examination has proposed that the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) should be conducted in eight languages in the State. Presently, the examination is conducted in three languages, English, Marathi and Urdu.

The council has sent the proposal to the State government. If this is approved, TET will be conducted in eight languages on July 8.

Pune: The Maharashtra Council of Examination has proposed that the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) should be conducted in eight languages in the State. Presently, the examination is conducted in three languages, English, Marathi and Urdu.

The council has sent the proposal to the State government. If this is approved, TET will be conducted in eight languages on July 8.

The proposed languages include Hindi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada and Sindhi in addition to the earlier three languages. “In January 2018, the State government ordered that TET be conducted according to the medium of instruction of the respective school.

So, as an extension to this order, this year, we proposed conducting the examination in five more languages. We are hoping to get approval for the proposal in the next few days,” Sukhadev Dere, Commissioner, Maharashtra Council of Examination, said.

TET is mandatory for all teachers from Std I to VIII. It is compulsory at all aided, non-aided and permanently unaided schools of all mediums.

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